Southern Strike

Southern Strike 2018 is underway

Starting today, Gulf Coast residents will see increased air activity over waterways throughout the area as Southern Strike 2018 intensifies its maritime operations. Southern Strike 2018 is a large scale, joint multinational combat exercise that provides tactical level training for…

Southern Strike Distinguished Visitor Day

A few of Mississippi’s top politicians stopped by the Coast today for Southern Strike’s Distinguished Visitor Day. News 25’s Kendra Turley takes us to a ceremony in Gulfport for the culmination of the two week military exercise. The lives of…

Southern Strike Providing Meals

Military service members need fuel to train and fight. They need nutritional meals to continue the fight where ever they are. For them to eat well, food service specialists prepare four nutritional meals at the Combat Readiness Training Center during…

Aeromedical Training

Whether it’s after a natural disaster or in a war zone, military service members need to know how to safely move the critically injured on to aircrafts during a medical evacuation. Air Force aeromedical teams are being trained on helicopter…

Aeromedical Training

News 25's Laurene Callander tells us more about the Aeromedical Training on the Gulf Coast to help our military know what to do in case of an emergency.

Southern Strike Underway

Mississippi National Guardsmen charged with keeping aircraft ready for takeoff tell News 25 a massive training exercise in Gulfport improves their skills. Southern Strike is underway at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport. Maintainers from the 172nd Airlift Wing…

Southern Strike Begins Today in Gulfport

Army guardsmen from all over America are coming together right here, on the gulf coast, to participate in an international combat exercise. The Mississippi Air National Guard is hosting "Southern Strike a large-scale war game where military service members will…

Large Scale War Game Coming to the Coast

Army guardsmen from all over America are coming together on the Gulf Coast to participate in an international combat exercise. The Mississippi Air National Guard is hosting Southern Strike, a large scale war game where military service members will train…